May 16 - May 17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In Person

Roundabouts: From Idea to Implementation

Workshop Objectives: This 2-day workshop was developed to give attendees a more in-depth look at roundabouts with a focus on design and feasibility. The workshop includes a tour of several local roundabouts with background details on the unique features of each.

Workshop Content:

Planning and Feasibility

  • Policy Issues
  • Roundabout screening
  • Intersection control study
  • Accessibility issues
  • Planning Guidance
  • Feasibility problems
  • Feasibility clinic and case studies
  • Questions and discussion

Preliminary Design

  • Capacity and safety theory
  • Design guidance
  • Design principles
  • Design checks
  • Cost sharing, utilities, property requirements
  • Design problems
  • Questions and discussion


  • Detailed design
  • Designing for expansion
  • Designing for maintenance and service vehicles
  • Construction staging
  • Landscaping and illumination
  • Pavement markings and signs
  • Educating the public
  • Accessibility
  • Lessons Learned
  • Questions and discussion

Note: Participants are encouraged to bring a roundabout feasibility case study of their own for class discussion.

Who Should Attend:

Municipal and Consulting Engineers, technicians and technologists, planners, and project managers.

Send to or fax to 289-291-6477.  

Marcos Kroker is currently the Head of Transportation Expansion in Design and Construction at the Region of Waterloo. He is a professional engineer with over 23 years of experience specializing in transportation projects. He has managed a wide variety of transportation Environmental Assessments (EAs), preliminary designs, detailed designs and contract administration  for new roads, road widenings and bridge projects. He has been heavily involved with the Region’s roundabout program including the design and construction of over a dozen multi-lane and single lane roundabouts and is the Chair of the Region’s Roundabout Coordination Committee.  He has also been involved with airport runway extensions, apron expansion and other supportive airport infrastructure at the Waterloo Region International Airport.


Steve van De Keere is a professional engineer who has been with the Region of Waterloo since 1998.  Prior to 1998, Steve worked for ten years in the consulting industry.  Steve’s main interest lies with Transportation Engineering and he is passionate about roundabouts.  Steve has been involved either directly or providing oversight in the implementation of nearly every one of the Region’s 23 roundabouts.  In his role as Director of Transportation, Steve is heavily involved not only with the traffic engineering aspects of the Regional road network, but also the operations and maintenance aspect of the Region’s road network.


Homewood Suites by Hilton St. Jacobs | Waterloo
45 Benjamin Road
Waterloo, ON N2V 0C6
Room: Hearth Room

Hotel Name: Homewood Suites by HiltonĀ® Waterloo/St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada
Hotel Address: 45 Benjamin Road
Waterloo, Canada
N2V 2G8
Phone Number: 5195140088



May 16, 2018 - May 17
8:00 am - 5:00 pm